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The Isolato Incident

by Alan DeNiro profile

Science Fiction/Surreal
2001

(based on 3 ratings)
1 member review

About the Story

"We need to save the kingdom! But...where is the kingdom? What are its bounds? Can history be distilled? Why do ghosts feign friendliness? We will make a quest of questions!" [--blurb from Competition Aught-One]

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 1.0
License: Freeware
Development System: Alan 2
Baf's Guide ID: 1650
IFID: ALAN-54CF05B7934CC64AF88649F227B10983
TUID: s4yn55ghi2vfc8lt

Awards

22nd Place - 7th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2001)

Editorial Reviews

>VERBOSE -- Paul O'Brian's Interactive Fiction Page

For me, a narrative layer a little more grounded in reality would have done wonders for my emotional connection to the game. As it was, I could admire the prettiness of the words, but only from a remove.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
An excellent, short surreal game by the author of deadline enchanter, July 16, 2017
by MathBrush
Related reviews: 15-30 minutes
Deadline Enchanter was one of my first games I ever played, and still one of my favorites and a strong influence.

This game came before deadline enchanter, but shares its same feeling of utter bizzareness.

You are the ruler(s?) of a kingdom that has been ravaged by a ghost. There is wearable honey/history, and all sorts of other interesting things. I love this little game. It plays on gargoyle.

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